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The WhaleCast Episode 33 – The Hannibal Finale

WhaleCast LogoDorkshelf’s resident Hannibal Lecter expert Peter Counter joins Eric to discuss the Hannibal finale and to take a look back now that the show is finished. They discuss the themes, the characters, and whether or not Hannibal should come back while generally geeking out over what was one of the best shows on television.

You can read Peter’s Hannibal recaps here at Dork Shelf, or check out Eric’s recaps at NerdyStuff.com.

Download: The WhaleCast Episode 33 (57:24)



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  • 0:00 – Intro – “Hannibal Theme” by Brian Reitzell
  • :20 – Guillermo del Toro and Crimson Peak 
  • 1:45 – The highly satisfying Hannibal finale
  • 12:10 – How much agency does Will have?
  • 22:00 – Poor Chilton
  • 30:10 – Alana’s role in the show
  • 41:35 – Do we want Hannibal to return?
  • 49:40 – Parting thoughts
  • 57:05 – Outro – “Hannibal Theme” by Brian Reitzell

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